New Pro Vice-Chancellor with innovative approach

Professor Patrick Leman has been appointed Pro Vice-Chancellor to the Division of Arts, Law, Psychology and Social Sciences – ALPSS -  at... Read More

Auckland back in alert level 3, rest of NZ level 2

Auckland is back at alert level 3 this morning, while the rest of the country has moved to alert level 2 following two new Covid-19 community cases that... Read More

Auckland moving to Level 3, rest of NZ to Level 2

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced this evening that Auckland will be moving to Alert Level 3 for a period of seven days from 6am tomorrow morning. The... Read More

Buckle up on the farm

WorkSafe New Zealand is advising farmers to buckle up after an analysis of vehicle-related fatalities found that nearly half those that occur on farm... Read More

Jurassic Park screening in volcanic valley

Dinosaurs will once again roam Rotorua’s geothermal landscapes as the Steven Spielberg classic, Jurassic Park comes to Waimangu Volcanic Valley... Read More

One new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation

The Ministry of Health says there are no new cases in the community to report today. There is one new case of COVID-19 in managed isolation. The contact... Read More

Covid-19 vaccinations underway in Rotorua

Some 30 people who work across Rotorua’s three managed isolation facilities – MIFs -  were scheduled to be vaccinated today as the COVID-19... Read More

Lambasting Covid-19 cases is unhelpful

An Auckland National Party MP says it's 'unhelpful' and 'counterproductive' for people on social media to point fingers at the family... Read More

One child has died following BOP crash

Police have confirmed this morning that a child has died following a crash on State Highway 38, Rerewhakaaitu last night. Emergency services were called... Read More

Man due in court today on firearms charge

A man is due to appear in Rotorua District Court today following a firearms incident in the South Waikato last week. On visiting a property in Tokoroa... Read More

Pie Awards back on the menu

After an unscheduled year off, the largest and longest running food competition in New Zealand is back. Pie lovers around New Zealand were devastated... Read More

Council issues toxic algae warning in BOP

Bay of Plenty Regional Council are warning the public to steer clear of benthic cyanobacteria, more commonly known as blue-green algae. They can produce... Read More

One new community case already in quarantine

There are two new cases of Covid-19 in managed isolation and one new community case. The Ministry of Health says the community case is a person linked... Read More

Hunter shares survival story ahead of roar

One hunter is sharing his story of a tragic hunting trip in 2008 as a safety reminder as we head into the roar. It’s important to remember to... Read More

Additional road works planned for SH30

Multiple road work sites will be active on State Highway 30/Te Ngae Road next week. The worksites are located between Sala Street and Iles Road, in... Read More